Physician Liaison Salary

Physician Liaisons in the United States pull down an average of $58K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Physician Liaisons enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Physician Liaisons are female. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,208 - $80,736
(Median)
$39K
$58K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,332
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$14.74 - $31.33
(Median)
$15
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,208 - $80,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,452  
Commission
$11,665 - $24,417  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,914 - $84,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.74 - $31.33  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,452  
   
Commission
$11,665 - $24,417  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,914 - $84,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Physician Liaison

The position of a physician liaison is relatively new in the medical field, but very important in the changing landscape of medicine. These liaisons are primarily responsible for developing relationships with physicians in order to facilitate beneficial referring practices for both health care companies and patients. They may work with primary care doctors and instruct them regarding cardiologists in their network to whom patients should be referred. They also develop ways to consolidate and increase referrals, implement strategies to reduce red tape in receiving referrals, and create reports based on their work.

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Physician Liaison Tasks

  • Develop new client accounts, maintain existing accounts and develop long term relationships with current and prospective clients/physicians.
  • Responsible for building relationships with physicians and other health care leaders within a defined territory to achieve sales growth.

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Physician Liaisons report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with Strategic Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, and Marketing Communications can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Many workers who know Customer Relationship Management also know Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Physician Liaison

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $55K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $60K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $65K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $68K on average.

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Experience Affects Physician Liaison Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Physician Liaison Salaries

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 11%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Marketing Communications
0%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 8%
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